Provision of Public WIFI Internet Access

Provision of Public WIFI Internet Access

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board wishes to provide a public wifi service for all sites that have wireless infrastructure across the Health Board. This service will be used by patients, staff and visitors and will be provided free of charge to these users.

Procurer reference: T/ABM/005/HJ
Value of tender: £Undisclosed
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
No
Contract Type
Services
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
ABM University Health Board
Contact Name
Helen James
Address
Procurement Services, Glanrhyd Hospital, Tondu Road,
Town
Bridgend
Postcode
CF31 4LN
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Service category
7= Computer Related Services
Is it a framework agreement?
No
Title of the contract
Provision of Public WIFI Internet Access
Description of the contract

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board wishes to provide a public wifi service for all sites that have wireless infrastructure across the Health Board. This service will be used by patients, staff and visitors and will be provided free of charge to these users.

The Health Board has a Cisco controller based wireless infrastructure comprising of around 2,500 access points at a number of sites, but primarily across the 4 Acute Hospitals. The existing Cisco infrastructure will need be utilised to broadcast the public Wifi service.

In order to provide this service the Health Board is looking to appoint a service provider to facilitate public wifi access on its behalf. This should comprise of an appropriately sized internet link at one site, user registration and website filtering of illegal, inappropriate and sources of malicious content. The service have the facility for providing a Health Board branded landing site, the ability to link to internal sites for surveys or providing other information as well as a support service for user access problems.

Place / site of work / delivery
Within the geographical boundary of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
32000000 – Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment.
32420000 – Network equipment.
32430000 – Wide area network.
32510000 – Wireless telecommunications system.

Contract Length
Period in month/s
36
SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers

It is envisaged that public WIFI internet access to staff, patients and visitors will be made available by June 2013. Expressions of interest, to be received no later than 12.00 noon on Wednesday, 1st May 2013, should be addressed to:

Ms. Helen James,

Head of Procurement

Email: ABM.procurement@wales.nhs.uk

Reference Number
T/ABM/005/HJ
Deadline Date
01.05.2013
Deadline date refers to
Receipt of expression of interest
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
No